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making news this morning. the "chicago sun times" reports illinois congressman jesse jackson jr. is talking with federal prosecutors about a possible plea deal. jackson easily won re-election tuesday while being treated at the mayo clinic for bipolar disorder and depression. the feds are looking into whether jackson may have improperly used campaign funds to pay for decorating his home. >>> today for the first time since she was gunned down exactly 22 months ago, former arizona congresswoman gabrielle giffords will come face to face with the man who tried to assassinate her. jared loughner will be sentenced to life without parole after pleading guilty to the murders of six people and the wounding of 13 others. giffords husband, mark kelly, will also be in court reading a letter on his wife's behalf. >>> the election in florida is still too close to call in the presidential contest. and in another florida race, republican congressman alan west is demanding a recount despite the fact that he's trailing democrat patrick murphy by nearly 2,500 votes considered outside the margin for
-symptom nighttime relieves nasal congestion. nyquil® cold and flu doesn't. >>> jesse jackson, jr. is reportedly discussing a plea deal in the federal investigation against him for alleged misuse of campaign funds. if jackson pleads guilty, he has to step down from office. he was, in fact, just re-elected. he is on medical leave since june for mental health issues. the fbi says he used campaign money to decorate his home. if jackson is forced to step down, a new election would have to be called. >>> stocks are slipping on wall street again one day after the pow posted the biggest one-day drop of the year. they say worries about europe's problems and the expected gridlock in washington are to blame. tyler matheson joins us. they're so many conspiracy theories about what happened yesterday, but wall street has done well as of late. how do we read into today and yesterday? >> today i think things are settling down a little bit compared with yesterday, tamron, and maybe just maybe it's because some of the noises that we're hearing from speaker boehner, from leader reid and even from the administrati
as baseball cycle game and to quote my fellow play-by-play man keith jackson, whoa nelly. [ laughter ] anyway the national poll shows a virtual tie with the president having a slight but persistent lead in some of the key battleground states. he has to close the deal. the deal is in the midwest. the candidates, their wives and running mates are covering eight battleground states in total today. we start by taking to you home base. mike, the president hits four states. what's his closing argument? >> we got ourselves a barn burner. i'm sitting here home alone. in the words of keith jackson and the words of david axelrod, his closing argument and this is the most memorable quote is coming from his loins. we saw the president come in late tonight. he was back out on the road early this morning. he stopped apartment fema one more time, back to helicopter, back to joint base andrews, back in air force one. he landed in mentor, ohio, that's northern ohio. in terms. closing argument, it's the same, basically the same stump speech but with that last final frenzy, that last bit of energy now that bost
will reach a whopping $6 billion. >>> campaign staffers confirm jesse jackson jr. who is being treated for bipolar disorder and is up for re-election next week cast his vote by absentee ballot. jackson's office has no plans to hold election night events. >>> and finally, republican vp nominee paul ryan was able to take a quick break from the campaign trail to take his kids trick or treating for halloween in his hometown of jamesville, wisconsin. >>> rachel madow talked about the campaign and about holding a rally without seeming incense sie -- insensitive to sandy victims. they brought candy while asking for them to bring canned goods. >> to be clear, the romney campaign, they held the campaign rally. they called it a storm relief event. they bought donations for the red cross and then they handed the donations to their own supporters in order to photograph them handing them back to mitt romney. so it looks like he inspired generous donations from those people that he did not actually inspire. and if they bother to check with the red cross, the red cross doesn't actually want and they
and headache relief. >>> time to bring you up to speed. illinois congressman jesse jackson jr. is reportedly discussing a possible plea deal with federal prosecutors. the feds are looking into whether jackson improperly used campaign funds. yesterday jackson won re-election while being treated for bipolar disorder and depression. >>> searching for survivors in a deadly earthquake in guatemala. the 7.4 magnitude tremor killed at least 48 people. several aftershocks have followed. >>> the u.s. army private accuseded of leaking classified documents to wikileaks could take responsibility for minor offenses. but bradley manning could be tried on more serious charges, including aiding the enemy. >>> lady gaga is pledging mon $1 million to victims of hurricane sandy. she says fans in new york city made her the artist she is today. >>> we are expecting an update shortly from governor chris christie on the nor'easter that has hit the region on the heels of superstorm sandy. certainly adding insult to injury. >>> plus a cabinet shakeup ahead. what the president's team will look like for his second ter
. jesse jackson striking a deal with the feds. but first, to the senate where a record number of women -- 20 of them -- will hold the title u.s. senator next year compared to the 15 seats held by women right now. five new women senators joined the pack. the senate also saw a slight gain in minorities. five minority senators will now hold seats next year as opposed to four right now. two new senators elect are responsible for the change. hawaii's hirono. republicans held on to their majority but they will be made up of more white men next year by losses of women incumbents and minority incumbent members. only one african-american and five latinos will remain in the gop conference. that assumes -- and if allen west does in fact lose his re-election campaign, he's demanding a recount. only one minority republican was newly elected on tuesday. mullen from oklahoma. he is a cherokee native american. that's compared to 17 minority democrats that were elected. >>> speaking of the house democratic caucus, look at this. white men no longer make up a majority of house democrats. when the new con
lisa jackson. that's just the first string. let's see who my panel thinks is going to change up. i think obviously petraeus is not hanging out for the second term. >> no. >> the interesting one is secretary of state. who goes in, in place of hillary clinton? >> i have no idea. >> i know the language has been susan rice as one possibility. susan rice, obviously, we've got the benghazi problem associated with her, whether or not that's over. then the other one, of course, is john kerry of massachusetts. the problem is if you pull kerry down from massachusetts, there is a guy walking around massachusetts right now who would like a senate seat, right? you could totally end up with a situation of him running again? any sense of how the president might negotiate that decision? >> no sense at all. you know, kerry has been widely known to covet this job for a long time. speaking for myself, i always thought he would make a fine secretary of state. in the old-fashioned sense of who would do a good job, this is someone i think who showed us when he was a presidential candidate in the senate,
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and later, "american idol" judge randy jackson. how's that for a lineup? >>> first, bill karins with a check on the forecast. >> don't even fit after randy. not even close. and the sexiest guy alive. rough competition this morning. good morning, everyone. here's what we're dealing with out there. we're a week away from thanksgiving. we don't need any travel headaches as we get towards the busy season. doesn't look like we'll see any. nice and quiet weather conditions. temperatures in the 20s and 30s. just like yesterday. it will be a cold morning and then decent afternoon. a little below average. we'll take it. no rain, no snow throughout any of the northeast and the big airports. we do have some rain this morning if you're driving outside the queen city, charlotte, north carolina, down to columbia and all through the lower portions of charleston, myrtle beach and wilmington. any coastal areas, you're going to be on and off rain. that's really one of the only wet spots we have in the entire country this morning. it's a very quiet day in the midwest. nice weather in texas after a chilly start
in sheila jackson lee. so we were just talking about that with susan. would you be comfortable with the fiscal cliff that kept the rates the same but limited their deductions. >> you know, my main focus would be to ensure that the middle class are restored. in order to do that we cannot allow the bush tax cuts to continue. we must focus on saving medicare and social security. tax reform raises many proposals. the question of rates. the question of deductions. and i think it's dangerous to not look back and reflect on what got uz into a positive economy. it created 20 million jobs. higher rates in terms of tax rates for the healthy and created a tax scheme, if you will, a structure that protected the middle class. that's what i'm interested in along with entitlements that are a safety net for the middle class, and we're not prepared to look any way that would undermine those protective nets. in that means rates have to go higher for the wealthy, then i think the wealthy who voted for president obama in large numbers understand the mutual sacrifice necessary to build and continue
congressman jesse jackson jr. has been discharged from the mayo clinic being treated for bipolar depression. he remains in minnesota as an outpatient. >>> politico reports moments after this youtube video of ken salazar was taken in colorado last week, salazar allegedly threatened to punch a newspaper reporter. a spokesman for him tells politico that he regrets the exchange. >>> new jersey governor chris christie is warning those who live in towns damaged by sandy they're likely to see higher property taxes to help for rebuilding. >>> finally, yep, that's bono spending a few moments with vice president biden at the white house. the u2 star was there to discuss aids and fighting poverty. that's your morning dish of scrambled politics. >>> barney frank said this -- >> there are clearly people within the republican party who don't want them to be more flexible, who want to go down in flame flames and that's the key issue. there will be those who run, republican members of the house who understand they have to be more flexible and it's going to be interesting to watch, i hope that we'll find th
. it will be a little wet early from savannah to tallahassee, jackson, daytona beach. the i-4 corridor could have issues. but that should sweep out by the afternoon and this evening. the other tricky spot for travel in the northern plains, heading from wisconsin to minnesota, you may have a little bit of light wintry precip. that's about it. not too many issues. maybe showers around chicago later today. the forecast for your election day, once again, just the southeast, that's the storm. now let's track it, that will become the nor'easter. good news. further off the coast. very important, that means the winds will be lighter for the coastal areas especially of new jersey. the waves smaller. the storm surge will be a little less. because of the colder air in place, we'll see a better chance of snow right along the jersey shore and inland new jersey. maybe even new york city, too. willie, doesn't look like a crippling storm or enough heavy snow for a lot of power outages. we're talking about a wednesday inconvenience type afternoon and evening. >> let's hope so. bill karins, your forecast looks all the be
about jesse jackson jr. word came down last week he is in talks with investigators regarding a plea deal. what can you tell us? >> that was a story my "sun-times" colleague mike snead broke, big credit to them for digging this out. he is in mayo clinic right now. he went back if there for his bipolar depression. and at the same time he is talking about pleaing for misuse of campaign funds. so he has a lot going on right now. may lead, may lead if he has to plead to his stepping down from the state. >> that would be part of the plea deal? >> often that is. >> lynn sweet, thanks to you. bill schneider, thanks to you as well. do appreciate you as always. >> okay. >>> the very latest on the resignation of cia director david petraeus. i'll talk to a reporter who covered the general during his time in iraq. also, he has a second term. what will president obama do with it? i'll get insight from the man who literally wrote the book on the president. stay with us. ♪ announcing the all-new 2013 malibu from chevrolet. ♪ with a remarkable new interior featuring the available chevrolet mylink inf
-- jesse jackson jr. may have won re-election, but not stopping speculation that his run may be over. his lawyer is working on a plea deal with the justice department, part of which may include his resignation from congress. >>> police in belize are looking for antivirus pioneer john mcafee. as of now, police only want to question him. >>> prince charles has given up his quest for his wife to be queen. instead prince charles updated his website with the new information that she'll be called princess instead. >>> music invasion of epic proportions of popular boy band, one direction, for its today show performance. ♪ you don't know ♪ you don't know you're beautiful ♪ of pie never sound. oh, yeah! [ male announcer ] that's because it's always made with real cream, never hydrogenated oil like some other whipped toppings. the sound of reddi wip... [ whoosh ] ...is the sound of joy. humans -- even when we cross our t's and dot our i's, we still run into problems. namely, other humans. which is why, at liberty mutual insurance, auto policies come with new car replacement and accident forgi
the storm. and jesse jackson jr.'s days as a congressman could be numbered. "the chicago sun times" reports representatives for jackson are working on a plea deal to where he would resign from congress. he reportedly could face jail time. new details coming in to us this afternoon on the surprising resignation of general david petraeus from the cia. let's go straight to nbc news white house correspondent mike vickera. >> reporter: this controversy exploded just two days ago. the details have been coming fast and furious. kristen welker spoke with a former spokesman for david petraeus. he relayed the following information. his name is steve boylan. he says he spoke with david me tray yus today and learned the following information. the affair that is at the heart of this scandal that ended his career ended four months ago. in total, it lasted nine or ten months. it started a couple months after petraeus started at the cia, after he left active duty. if you recall, david wa petraeu was elevated to that post by president obama. petraeus sounded tired today. lastly, petraeus told boylan during
. it doesn't show a whole lot of confidence. you have ceos like mike jackson, head of auto nation. he's the biggest car sales company on the entire country. he said the week between christmas and new years are the most important ten selling days of the year for them and the concern about the fiscal cliff could hurt even the last ten days whether or not we go over the fiscal cliff. chuck is this. >> he wants a deal obviously before the last ten days. >> exactly. >> i've heard that from others on other various parts trying to get this done before the holidays is a big deal for consumer spending. >> you don't want it hanging over christmas shopping either. >> exactly. becky quick, thank you much. >>> now that florida has finally finished voting, we're taking a deep dive into the i-4 corridor where demographics are driving big changes there. >>> you heard it a lot before the election, if you want to know where florida is heading, watch the i-4 corridor. but how true is that going to be going forward? we're taking a deep dive into the counties that make up the areas still competitive but t
with us at the jefferson jackson dinner and then on a cold january night you stood up for barack because you knew that he would stand up for you. [ cheers and applause ] over these past four years our family has been truly blessed, truly blessed by all of the love and support and prayers that we have received from every corner of this country. barack has been truly blessed to have all of you by his side as we have worked together to bring that change we can believe in. it is an honor and a privilege to serve this nation. tomorrow we get the chance to finish what we started here. [ cheers and applause ] tomorrow all across this state, we will line up and vote in libraries and community centers and school gyms, we're going to knock on doors until our fingers are numb. we're going to make calls until our voices are hoarse and we won't stop until every voice and every last vote is counted. we will do it. we will do it because while we have come so far, we know that there's so much more to do. what we really truly know is that we cannot turn back now. we need to keep moving this country forwa
's interesting, he sent a photo to miss kelley of him and jesse jackson at a political fund-raiser. that's why i say it's unclear what his political affiliations are. >> that does mushg it up a bit. thank you bart and sari. thanks for ruining my theory. >>> president obama toured some of the hardest hit parts of the new york area as recover continues after hurricane sandy. there's chuck schumer right behind him. this is "hardball," the place for politics. two years ago, the people of bp made a commitment to the gulf. bp has paid over twenty-three billion dollars to help those affected and to cover cleanup costs. today, the beaches and gulf are open, and many areas are reporting their best tourism seasons in years. and bp's also committed to america. we support nearly 250,000 jobs and invest more here than anywhere else. we're working to fuel america for generations to come. our commitment has never been stronger. >>> mitt romney failed to carry his home state of massachusetts in the romney/ryan ticket didn't win ryan's home state of wisconsin either. 20 presidential tickets in american history h
and jesse jackson at a political fund-raiser. so that's why i say it's unclear what his political affiliations are. >> you're right. that does murk it up a bit. thank you, bart gelman. thank you, sari horowitz. thanks for ruining my theory. >>> up next, president obama toured some of the hardest-hit parts of the new york area as the recovery continues after hurricane sandy. there's chuck schumer right behind him. this is "hardball," the place for politics. ng you ship my gifs couldn't be easier. well, having a ton of locations doesn't hurt. and my daughter loves the santa. oh, ah sir. that is a customer. let's not tell mom. [ male announcer ] break from the holiday stress. fedex office. >>> mitt romney failed to carry his home state of massachusetts and the romney/ryan ticket didn't win paul ryan's home state of wisconsin either. 20 presidential tickets in american history have lost both their home states, although romney and ryan are the first to reach that level of futility since 1972 when george mcgovern and sargent shriver didn't carry either of their home states, south dakota
,000 people in new york are still without power. >>> the ntsb is investigating a fiery plane crash in jackson, mississippi, that killed three on board. authorities say the pilot asked for permission to land soon after takeoff but never made it. it crashed through some trees and into a house that then caught fire. one person escaped the burning house but with just minor injuries. >>> elmo puppeteer kevin clash says he is relieved after being cleared of allegations of sexual misconduct with a minor. he took a leave of absence from "sesame street" after the charges became public. just yesterday the man recanted saying the relationship was adult and consensual. no word on when clash will be back to work with elmo. >>> a tree that survived hurricane sandy is now here at rockefeller center. it's an 80-foot norway spruce from flanders, new jersey and rolled in on a flatbed early this morning. the home where it came from lost two other trees and was without power for two weeks. the 80th annual tree lighting ceremony will take place november 28th, 7:00 p.m. eastern time. >>> the scandal surrounding pe
at home who are watching and all those students and professors in wayne college in jackson, tennessee. i was moved to know that you were going to watch the show and have a post election forum today. eat those donuts and have a good time. i'm going to see you tomorrow morning at 10:00 a.m. eastern.
. >> jackson? >> i guess it would be jackson. >> i think, yeah. one of five. >> it's a very big deal. it seems to me now -- and this goes to what john was just talking about -- how human they are. he is tired. it is incredibly emotional. so the question, then, is in this moment, does he become more open to humility, something mike's been talking about for a couple of days. does he become the humble figure who says, i heard you even if you voted against me. and we sometimes forget, these are men who run around realizing that virtually one out of every two people he sees doesn't want him to have the job he's got. >> right. zloo which >> which is an emotionally wearing thing, it would seem to me. does he draw strength from this? what does he learn from the first four years? and how long does this season of reflection really last when it hits the cold reality of dealing with what's coming up in december? >> and that is the thing to remember here, andrea, that as jon said, about half the country voted against him. and yet his victory was overwhelming when it came to the swing states, came to the el
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